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The X Factor

  • Episode: 

    15 of

  • Title: 

    Judges’ Houses
  • Transmission (TX): 

    Sat 21 Oct 2017
  • TX Confirmed: 

    Yes
  • Time: 

    8.20pm - 10.20pm
  • Week: 

    Week 43 2017 : Sat 21 Oct - Fri 27 Oct
  • Channel: 

    ITV
 
Judges' Houses
 
The route to the live shows draws tantalisingly closer for the remaining 24 The X Factor contestants as they jet off to Judges’ Houses in a bid to land a coveted place in the live shows. 
 
Offering a glimpse into the jet set lifestyle that The X Factor winner could have, the four categories travel to glamorous destinations across the world and with just one more chance to impress their mentor, each act will be hoping to convince them that they have the star quality required to reach the live shows.
 
This year the Boys will jet off to Istanbul to perform for Louis Walsh, Simon Cowell invites the Groups to the South of France, the Girls fly out to San Francisco to sing for Sharon Osbourne and the Overs category travels to South Africa hoping to impress Nicole Scherzinger. 
 
With crucial decisions to be made, each judge has help at hand from guest judges who know all about what it takes to make it in the industry – Simon reunites with former The X Factor judge and singer Cheryl, Nicole is aided by Mobo award-winning, BRIT nominated and man of the moment, grime artist, Stormzy; Sharon makes it a family affair with son Jack and daughter Kelly; and Louis is joined by Brit Award winner and Grammy nominated singer songwriter Mika. 
 
As ever, The X Factor host Dermot O’Leary will be on hand to congratulate the lucky three, and console those who fall at the final hurdle.